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  • Boston Marathon Tragedy: Courant Reporter Covering Race Offers Personal Account

    Boston Marathon Tragedy: Courant Reporter Covering Race Offers Personal Account
    Lori Riley, The Courant's running writer, is a veteran of many Boston Marathons. Here is her personal account of what happened on Monday: We had just finished up the press conferences Monday and I was sitting down to write my story about the 117th...
  • Keep moving, through the pain

    Keep moving, through the pain
    The Boston Marathon resonates deep within my memory. I don't know when, exactly, it got there. My older brother ran distances, gliding around the streets of Atlanta in the days when that meant regular harassment from motorists, long before anyone had...
  • In Boston, one act of evil, thousands of acts of humanity

    In Boston, one act of evil, thousands of acts of humanity
    An 8-year-old boy was among the three people killed and at least 176 people injured, many severely, by a pair of explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. According to The Boston Globe, the boy, Martin Richard, was with his...
  • Teel Time: Boston Marathon bombing strikes at running's core

    Pete Watson runs, literally and figuratively, among the distance-running elite. He won bronze in the 5,000 meters at the 2001 Canadian national championships, and he coaches his brother Rob, a world-class marathoner. Monday the Watsons were in Boston,...
  • Glastonbury Runners Among Those At Boston Marathon

    Glastonbury Runners Among Those At Boston Marathon
    Seven town residents participated in the Boston Marathon Monday, including two who said they completed the race shortly before twin explosions went off near the finish line. "I think for people who aren’t runners, they don’t necessarily...
  • Editorial: We Won't Be Cowed By The Terrorists

    Editorial: We Won't Be Cowed By The Terrorists
    What say everyone go to the Boston Marathon next year, to cheer the runners on, support the city and simply make a statement about what kind of society we want to have? That is a society that holds great outdoor celebrations that people can attend...
  • Alaska Man Runs Marathon In Memory Of Sandy Hook Victim; Finishes Race Before Explosion

    Jacob Bera, an art teacher at Eagle River High School outside Anchorage, Alaska, read an article a few months ago by the parents of Daniel Barden, noting how their son's slaying at Sandy Hook Elementary School robbed the speedy 7-year-old of a lifetime'...
  • OC Marathon considers post-Boston security

    OC Marathon considers post-Boston security
    OC Marathon officials are watching developments following the terrorist attack at Monday's Boston Marathon as they prepare for next month's race, the organization has announced. The race starts at Fashion Island in Newport Beach and ends at the Orange...
  • Local families express relief following Boston Marathon

    In the hours after a pair of deadly bombs ripped through the terminus of the Boston Marathon on Monday, it was shock, then horror, and then for many in the tri-city region who had ties to the race, a sense of relief. More than 50 people — from...
  • Springfield Boston Marathon runner recalls bomb explosions

    Springfield Boston Marathon runner recalls bomb explosions
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- After a canceled flight and a sleepless night night in an airport, one Springfield man has finally made it back to the Ozarks. American Airlines' network went down on Tuesday--causing turmoil for thousands of fliers.  It was...
  • Local runners escape Boston Marathon blast

    Local runners escape Boston Marathon blast
    Four La Cañada Flintridge residents completed the Boston Marathon on Monday before two deadly bombs exploded near the finish area. One of them was 26-year-old Maryann Boosalis, who completed the 26.2-mile event roughly 45 minutes before the first...